March 12th, 2012
Allen R. Wolf, 48, formerly of Decatur, died Wednesday.
Among survivors are a sister, Jean (Jr.) Kahn of Decatur.
Visitation will be on Sunday, March 11, from 2-4 p.m., at Golden Meadows Chapel. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Leitersford, Ind., at a later date.
Arrangements were made by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers ended their 2012 legislative session early Saturday after racing through a sprawling education and spending plan.
The last measure they approved this year is a plan that pays $6 million to state fair victims and $80 million for full-day kindergarten, and puts more money for state reserves before an automatic tax refund is triggered. It also changes the rules governing Indiana's charter schools and officials tasked with turning faltering schools around.
Ronald L. Dynes, 76, of Monroe, died Monday at Woodcrest Retirement Center.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home
NORTH JUDSON— The Flying Jets came just under a foot short of advancing to the regional finals against Bowman Academy later on Saturday night, but senior Maverick Baumer could not sink a half-court shot that would have won the Jets a win over Westview in overtime, 51-49.
Two of the best defensive teams in 2A faced off on Saturday morning when the Westview Warriors and Adams Central both traveled over 100 miles to get to North Judson despite the fact that the teams are less than that far apart from each other to begin with.
Raymond D. Eckrote, 96, Geneva, died Friday, in Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Adams County.
Among survivors are his wife, Reba J. (Pyle) Eckrote of Geneva.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva. Services will be held there on Tuesday at 11a.m. Burial will be at Alberson Cemetery in Geneva.
North Adams Community Schools is one of 23 school corporations statewide to be named as a recipient of state education department technology grant funding.
The Indiana Department of Education announced this week that the selected school corporations will receive up to $200,000 each to implement classroom technology projects. The grants, totaling $3 million, were awarded through Indiana’s classroom innovation grant program, which is funded primarily through the David C. Ford educational technology fund.
Eileen Rose Gardner, 61, of Kokomo, passed away at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Howard Regional Health Systems.
Eileen was born December 16, 1950, in Decatur to Walter F. and Kathleen R. Baker.
She was a graduate of Adams Central High School Class of 1969. She went on to get her bachelor's degree in nursing from the IU School of Nursing, graduating in 1973.
Bellmont High School Baseball Coach Ben Fawbush has announced that the team this year will be hosting a new, annual event known as the “Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.”
The event will be held on a rotating basis by all three Adams County high schools: Bellmont, Adams Central, and South Adams.
The purpose and goal of this event, Fawbush said, is to not only raise funds for cancer research, but to raise awareness and support for the cure of any and all cancers.
Here is the link to the bracket for the 2012 college basketball tournament. Fill out the bracket online and email it to email@example.com, print it out and mail it to the DDD, or bring it into the DDD yourself and put it in the basket at the front desk.
“How could we say, 'God, we will adopt any child you provide us, except that little one there in the wheelchair?'” This was the realization that a local couple, Rocky and Lily Evans, came to while searching to adopt a child this past December.
Rocky, who is the creative arts director at The Bridge Community Church in Decatur, and Lily, a nurse for a local doctor, knew they wanted to adopt and kept sensing it was to be a special needs child.